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On Exhibition

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29 January 2024

Draft Parramatta City Centre Local Infrastructure Contributions Plan 2022 Amendment No. 2

City of Parramatta Council is inviting submissions on housekeeping amendments to the Parramatta City Centre Local Infrastructure Contributions Plan 2022.

This exhibition is required under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2021 as it seeks to replace Parramatta City Centre Local Infrastructure Contributions Plan 2022 – Amendment No 1.

All submissions are to be received by 5pm on Friday 1 March 2024.

Proposed changes

This current draft amendment (Amendment No. 2) seeks to make changes to the Plan as outlined below:

  • bring forward the timing of payment of the contribution to Council from prior to the issue of an occupation certificate, to prior to the issue of a construction certificate.
  • strengthen controls relating to the obligations of certifiers, including to make clear that Council (not the certifier) will determine the cost of development and contribution applicable for any development approved (including complying development certificates).
  • include notations that discounts to contributions will not be applied and that credits will not be made for existing development as the plan is made under Section 7.12 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act, 1979.
  • include a definition relating to affordable housing and social housing exemptions within the Plan.
  • make minor administrative changes to the Plan to better align with language outlined within the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act and Regulation, fix minor typographical errors, include reference to relevant Ministerial Directions, include a Plan amendment table, and update the referenced options for payment of development contributions.

Making a submission

To learn more or make a submission, please visit

https://participate.cityofparramatta.nsw.gov.au/city-centre-licp-2

Hard copies of the draft amendment can also be viewed at:

  • Ground Floor, 126 Church Street, Parramatta (Monday to Friday: 8.30am-4.30pm)
  • Parramatta Library - Level 1 at PHIVE, 5 Parramatta Square (Monday to Thursday: 9:00am-8:00pm, Friday to Sunday: 9:00am-5:00pm)

Submissions close at 5pm on Friday 1 March 2024.

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